Found18articles in taghuman-rights
Strengthening the Rights Commission
IFP Bureau·15 Dec 2021, 10:00 pm
IFP Editorial: The Manipur Human Rights Commission still remains a paper tiger, powerless without adequate support staff. The government needs to come clean on why a full-fledged chairperson and another member is not appointed.
District Council Bill 2021: Rights forum appeals to HAC to not mislead public
IFP Bureau·5 Nov 2021, 11:49 am
The MPRFM stated that the District Councils Bill 2021 recommended by HAC is less about devolution of powers to ADC and more about granting powers, especially, executive powers to Hill Areas Committee.
Human rights activist awarded honorary doctorate by WHRPC
Churachandpur Correspondent·1 Oct 2021, 8:18 pm
Mark T Haokip was awarded honorary doctorate based on the thesis ‘Human Rights between the Rights of Self-Determination and Concept of Political Sovereignty in the Context of Kuki Political Rights in Indo-Myanmar and Indo-Bangladesh’.
Journey of RTI Act and Threats to its Activists in Manipur
Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh·23 Aug 2021, 7:48 pm
RTI activists are vulnerable because they live in the same area as public authorities and political leaders who do not want information about their activities to be disclosed.
Angelina Jolie shares letter from young Afghan girl as she joins Instagram
IFP Bureau·22 Aug 2021, 12:06 pm
"I will not turn away," writes Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie as she debuts on Instagram to share the voices and stories of those who are fighting for basic human rights.
Ensure SOPs, prevent human rights violation at de-addiction centres: MHRC
IFP Bureau·18 Aug 2021, 3:23 pm
The MHRC has directed the Director General of Police and Social Welfare director to monitor drug de-addiction centres in the state.
Significant decline in Triple Talaq cases after law came into effect: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
IFP Bureau·1 Aug 2021, 3:05 am
Muslim Women Rights Day is observed in India on August 1 to celebrate the enactment of the law against Triple Talaq.
UN intervention for protection of human rights in Myanmar sought
IFP Bureau·1 Jun 2021, 5:04 am
The ZORO submitted to the chairperson of United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, New York, and the United Nations Human Rights Commission, Geneva, on Saturday.
Ensure protection of human rights in the fight against COVID-19: MHRC to Manipur government
IFP Bureau·21 May 2021, 4:36 pm
The Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has issued recommendations to the state government as per the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993, in view of the Covid pandemic situation in the state
'Manipur government must protect Myanmar citizens facing persecution'
NNN/Imphal·31 Mar 2021, 3:16 pm
The persecuted citizens are likely to seek refuge in the neighbouring states of lndia, including Manipur, the Civil Society Coalition for Human Rights in Manipur and the United Nations (CSCHR) said.
Manipur government told to submit report on Masle’s illegal detention
IFP Bureau·30 Dec 2020, 5:29 am
The commission directed the chief secretary, special secretary (home), director of prosecution, government of Manipur, NAB Superintendent of police, additional SP (NAB) Th Brinda, Md Abas of Thoubal police and Md Feisai.
Snippets: Mass awareness campaign against drugs held in Thoubal
IFP Bureau·19 Dec 2020, 2:56 pm
The campaign witnessed the participation of Khongjom Bazaar public and local club members.
#StandwithStan: Civil bodies celebrate National Vigil for the Constitution and Human Rights Defenders
Jose Kalathil·27 Nov 2020, 8:32 am
On the occasion of the Constitution day in Delhi, the National Vigil for the Constitution and Human Rights Defenders was held in the context of the arrest of Fr Stan Swamy on the night of October 8 by the NIA
Manipur tops in highest number of 'arbitrary arrest' and detention: Human rights groups
B Rakesh Sharma·14 Sep 2020, 11:38 am
There is an increase in "arbitrary arrest" of persons who criticise the government in social media platform, Human Rights activists in Manipur say.
Manipur Missing Persons: Will they return home one day?
B Rakesh Sharma·19 Jul 2020, 2:39 pm
Hundreds of them, men and women, young and old… have long gone missing. However, families of the missing persons, speaking exclusively to Imphal Free Press on July 17, expressed the hope of the return of their loved ones one day.
Mount pressure on India to ratify UNCAT without further delay: CSCHR to UN
IFP Bureau·27 Jun 2020, 5:18 pm
The CSCHR pointed out that torture has become endemic in Manipur since the imposition of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958, which allowed the armed forces of the union to operate with impunity.
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